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Andy Buchanan
Andy Buchanan

Whallonsburg Grange "History of the World in Nine Weeks" Lecture #1

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall Lyceum series returns with "A History of the World in Nine Weeks." The classes are presented by Andy Buchanan, lecturer in global history at the University of Vermont. This first lecture is entitled, "Humankind Makes Itself: From the Origins of Humanity To the Farming Revolution"  Go to full article
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Adirondack Roundtable: Dr. George Vickers

George Vickers is director of international operations at the Open Society Foundations. At the Lake Placid Institute's Adirondack Roundtable he discussed, "Does Democracy Matter? Political Freedom vs. Economics"  Go to full article

Adirondack Roundtable: Jack Bogle

Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle kicks off the 2011 Adirondack Roundtable series presented by the Lake Placid Institute with a talk based on his new book, "Don't Count on It!: Reflections on Investment Illusions, Capitalism, 'Mutual' Funds, Indexing, Entrepreneurship, Idealism, and Heroes."  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #13

This 13th program by Andy Buchanan is entitled The First World War and the "Roaring Twenties"  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #12

This 12th program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "A Splendid Little War:" The Spanish-American War and the New Empire  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #11

This eleventh program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "Immigration, Class Conflict, and Robber Barons: America in the Gilded Age"  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #10

This tenth program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "Reconstruction, Expansion and Indian Wars: America After the Civil War", and marks the continuation of this series, which...  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #9

This ninth program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "Lincoln, Emancipation and the Second American Revolution" This series will continue with nine more lectures beginning...  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #8

This eighth program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "A House Divided: King Cotton and the Coming of the Civil War"  Go to full article

Whallonsburg Grange American History Lecture #7

This seventh program by Andy Buchanan is entitled "American Expansionism: Manifest Destiny, Texas and War with Mexico"  Go to full article

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